Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), unmanned aerial system (UAS), unmanned surface vehicle (USV), unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), and unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) technologies

Race is on to find technologies to counter low-cost unmanned aircraft

Race is on to find technologies to counter low-cost unmanned aircraft

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 28 July 2015. Small quadcopter-types of small unmanned aircraft increasing are posing a drone menace to civil aircraft operations, as well as to sensitive public, government, and industrial sites like sporting events, prisons, power plants, and military bases.

DARPA TRACE program using advanced algorithms, embedded computing for radar target recognition

DARPA TRACE program using advanced algorithms, embedded computing for radar target recognition

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, Va., 24 July 2015. U.S. military researchers needed new ways of using computer algorithms and high-performance embedded computing (HPEC) for radar target recognition to identify military targets rapidly and accurately using radar sensors on manned and unmanned tactical aircraft. They found their solution from Deep Learning Analytics LLC in Arlington Va.

Army reaches out to industry for mature vehicle-mount IED detection and marking capabilities

Army reaches out to industry for mature vehicle-mount IED detection and marking capabilities

FORT BELVOIR, Va., 23 July 2015. U.S. Army researchers are reaching out to industry for fresh IED detection ideas on mature technologies for clearing surface-laid and buried improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from roadways and areas of military operations.

Rugged data recorder subsystem for military applications introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Rugged data recorder subsystem for military applications introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 23 July 2015. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions Division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing an enhanced version of its rugged CNS4 Compact Network Storage subsystem for military applications that require high-speed data recording, cryptography and removable storage.

Navy asks Logos for compact unmanned aircraft sensor payloads

Sensor payloads experts at Logos Technologies LLC in Fairfax, Va., are developing enabling technologies for compact sensor systems for unmanned aircraft like the RQ-21 Blackjack, TigerShark, and RQ-8 Fire Scout for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army.

Companies to build 29,550 unmanned marine vehicles in next decade

Manufacturers worldwide are expected to build 29,550 unmanned marine vehicles worth $15.4 billion over the next decade, say analysts at Forecast International in Newtown, Conn., in the report "Market for Unmanned Naval Surface & Underwater Systems."

General Atomics to build crew simulators

General Atomics will provide the U.S. Air Force with UAV crew simulators and spare parts to help combat drone pilots practice their skills and rehearse missions. 

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